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Welcome to Minstead Trust, where we see the potential in everyone - and especially in people with learning disabilities. We support them to build on that potential to achieve greater independence, lead fulfilled lives and live as full citizens in our society.

Our unique style delivers highly effective services. It is based on a strong community spirit, where we value each person. Our focus is on providing Work Skills, Life Skills and better Health and Wellbeing for people with learning disabilities. Find out more about how we do this through each part of our organisation below. We invite you to become part of this special story.

Training and Support Services

Minstead Lodge

The Bridge in Autumn at Furzey Gardens Hampshire

Furzey Gardens


  • Sky Dive

    BELIEVE IN YOUR POTENTIAL TO JUMP FOR MINSTEAD TRUST. You can fundraise for us by Sky Diving with Go Skydive. Choose your date to jump and book your place directly. £50 only secures your place. Read more

  • Spinnaker Tower Abseil

    BELIEVE IN YOUR POTENTIAL and take on the challenge to Abseil 300ft down the Tower. Brave it and amaze yourself and your friends! Choose your own date Just £30 to pay if you raise £250+ in sponsorship Read more


  • Sponsor A Tree At Furzey

    When you sponsor a tree at Furzey you will be helping to keep the gardens beautiful for generations to come and support a continued programme of tree planting. You will also be supporting the overall work of Minstead Trust. Read more

  • Furzey Play Area

    New for the 2018 season at Furzey Gardens. A new play structure for our younger visitors to enjoy explorative and imaginative play. Read more